Purpose: to organize fundraising events and other activities
Under cool, sunny skies the ceremonial, final “shutter” plank was laid into the hull of New Bedford’s very own historic, Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey. The October 25th event marked a major milestone in the complete rebuild of the Schooner that has been … Continue reading
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Tuesday, November 27, reminds everyone, in this season of shopping and gift giving, to remember the organizations that work to bring good to our world. SEMA’s mission is to raise funds and support Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey. For #GivingTuesday we ask you … Continue reading
The shutter plank (the last strake-plank) has been pounded in, the Ernestina-Morrissey’s hull is fully planked! A HUGE Thank You! to the Ernestina-Morrissey project crew at Bristol Marine’s Shipyard in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. Thanks to the Whiskey Plank Club for … Continue reading
We are very sad to pass along the news that H.F.”Gerry” Lenfest, a great benefactor of the Ernestina-Morrissey, passed away on August 5th. A naval officer, lawyer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, Gerry at age 12 in 1942 was supposed to sail … Continue reading
The Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey Association cordially invites one and all to become a part of the schooner’s history when your name is added to the whiskey plank, which will be laid in late July! A whiskey plank is the last plank … Continue reading
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SEMA is pleased to announce that Robin Shields has joined their staff as a fundraising consultant. Robin joins the crew following a successful stint as the Executive Director of the Sippican Lands Trust in Marion, MA. She brings with her … Continue reading
Even if you can’t attend our celebration on June 9, you can have a chance to win these terrific prizes. They will be raffled off on the evening of June 9 at the New Bedford Whaling Museum. The tickets are … Continue reading
The celebration of the 35th Anniversary of the return of Ernestina-Morrissey to Massachusetts (TICKETS HERE) will include recognition of five individuals who were part of the early efforts of repatriation and who continued to support the ship through the years. … Continue reading